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Status Planned for future release
Workspace Db2
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 11, 2015
Merged idea

This idea has been merged into another idea. To comment or vote on this idea, please visit DB24LUW-I-1018 Avoid Single point of failure for Db2's critical files.

SQLOGCTL.LFH.1 and SQLOGCTL.LFH.2 in different directories(RIMS) Merged

SQLOGCTL.LFH.1 contains very important log control file infos, and therefore has a redundant copy named SQLOGCTL.LFH.2 . However, both files always reside in the same directory. An option is needed, to configure a second directory/path, so that both versions of this file can be kept in different directories/filesystems and so to have additional redundancy = improved availability. Logfiles can be hold twice, by specifiying a 'MIRRORLOGPATH', but that's useless, if its control file 'SQLOGCTL.LFH.#' is not available. Currently, both copies of the SQLOGCTL.LFH file reside on the same directory.